Elizabeth Janet Roberts, 77, formerly of the Park Towers in Nanticoke, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, May 20, 2014, at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke.
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Born in West Nanticoke on July 24, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Arnold. She graduated from the former Harter High School, West Nanticoke, in 1954.
Prior to retiring, she was employed for many years by the Greater Nanticoke Area School District as a cleaning lady. She was a member of Nebo Baptist Church, Nanticoke.
Janet was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be sorely missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Arnold; and by her great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Boone.
She is survived by her daughter, Brenda and her husband, Ronald Boone, Nanticoke; grandchildren, Jason Boone and his wife, Carolyn, Freeland; and Laura Boone, Nanticoke; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Madison Boone, Freeland; her sister-in-law, Ilene Arnold and family, Hunlock Creek; and her cousin, Donna Getts and family, Nanticoke.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke, with Pastor Timothy G. Hall officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service.
Interment will be held privately in Edge Hill Cemetery, West Nanticoke.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Janet Weis Children's Hospital or the
in honor of her great-granddaughter Madison, and in memory of her great-granddaughter Mackenzie.
The family would like to thank the staff at Birchwood for taking such great care of Janet while she was a resident there.
Davis Dinelli Funeral Home
170 E Broad St Nanticoke, PA 18634
Published in Citizens' Voice on May 21, 2014